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Taxonomic Serial No.: 100502

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s): mayflies [English]
    éphémères [French]
    efêmera [Portuguese]
    efeméride [Portuguese]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2024   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassPalaeoptera  – ancient winged insects  
                            OrderEphemeroptera  – mayflies, éphémères, efêmera, efeméride  
    Direct Children:  
                               Suborder Carapacea   
                               Suborder Furcatergalia   
                               Suborder Pisciforma   

  Expert: Richard C. Brusca  
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera    
  Expert: W. Patrick McCafferty  
  Notes: Professor of Aquatic Entomology; Entomology Collection, Purdue University Department of Entomology, 1158 Entomology Hall, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1158   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: éphémères[French]   
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: efêmera[Portuguese], efeméride [Portuguese]   
  Source: All Living Families (Ruggiero, 2019), database (version 1.0.0)  
  Acquired: 2024   
  Notes: Ruggiero, M. (2019). All Living Families (1.0.0). ITIS, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera   
  Source: Mayfly Central: Higher Classification, 26-Feb-2009, website (version 26-Feb-09)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by W. P. McCafferty and A. V. Provonsha. Found at:   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., Gonzalo Giribet, and Wendy Moore  
  Publication Date: 2022   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 22: Phylum Arthropoda: Subphylum Hexapoda: Insects and Their Kin   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Fourth Edition   
  Page(s): 735-783   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780197554418   
  Reference for: Ephemeroptera   

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